MEROWIN 1000MG INJECTION

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MER0268
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Manufacturer : AGI-AGILA SPECIALTIES PVT LTD
Composition : MEROPENEM-1GM
Dose Form : INJECTION
Description : MEROWIN 1000 INJ
Route Of Administration : PARENTERAL
Pack : 1

Drug Ingredient Information

MEROPENEM-1GM

MEROPENEM

Information for patients
Drug Information Meropenem belongs to a group of medicines called carbapenem antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria, which can cause serious infections. •Infection affecting the lungs (pneumonia). •Lung and bronchial infections in patients suffering from cystic ? brosis. •Complicated urinary tract infections. •Complicated infections in the abdomen. •Infections that you can catch during or after the delivery. •Complicated skin and soft tissues infections. •Acute bacterial infection of the brain (meningitis). Meropenem may be used in the management of neutropenic patients with fever that is suspected to be due to a bacterial infection
Drug Alert
Alert •If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to meropenem. •If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to other antibiotics such as penicillins, cephalosporins, or carbapenems as you may also be allergic to meropenem.
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug •If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to meropenem. •If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to other antibiotics such as penicillins, cephalosporins, or carbapenems as you may also be allergic to meropenem.
Drug Special Care Check with your doctor before using Meropenem: •If you have health problems, such as liver or kidney problems. •If you have had severe diarrhoea after taking other antibiotics. You may develop a positive test (Coombs test) which indicates the presence of antibodies that may destroy red blood cells. Your doctor will discuss this with you. If you are not sure if any of the above applies to you, talk to your doctor or nurse before using Meropenem.
Drug Drug Interactions Please tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription and herbal medicines. This is because Meropenem can affect the way some medicines work and some medicines can have an effect on Meropenem. In particular, tell your doctor or nurse if you are taking any of the following medicines: •Probenecid (used to treat gout). •Sodium valproate (used to treat epilepsy). Meropenem should not be used because it may decrease the effect of sodium valproate
Drug Pregnancy Interaction It is important that you tell your doctor if you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant before receiving meropenem. It is preferable to avoid the use of meropenem during pregnancy.Your doctor will decide whether you should use meropenem.It is important that you tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding or if you intend to breast-feed before receiving meropenem. Small amounts of this medicine may pass into the breast milk and it may affect the baby. Therefore, your doctor will decide whether you should use meropenem while breast-feeding.Ask your doctor for advice before taking any medicine.
Drug Breast feeding Interaction It is important that you tell your doctor if you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant before receiving meropenem. It is preferable to avoid the use of meropenem during pregnancy.Your doctor will decide whether you should use meropenem.It is important that you tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding or if you intend to breast-feed before receiving meropenem. Small amounts of this medicine may pass into the breast milk and it may affect the baby. Therefore, your doctor will decide whether you should use meropenem while breast-feeding.Ask your doctor for advice before taking any medicine.
Drug Machinery Interaction No studies on the effect on the ability to drive and use machines have been performed.
Drug More Information
How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info
Drug quanitty •The dose depends on the type of infection that you have, where the infection is in the body and how serious the infection is. Your doctor will decide on the dose that you need. •The dose for adults is usually between 500 mg (milligrams) and 2 g (gram). You will usually receive a dose every 8 hours However you may receive a dose less often if your kidneys do not work very well. Children and adolescents •The dose for children over 3 months old and up to 12 years of age is decided using the age and weight of the child. The usual dose is between 10 mg and 40 mg of Meropenem for each kilogram (kg) that the child weighs. A dose is usually given every 8 hours. Children who weigh over 50 kg will be given an adult dose. •Meropenem will be given to you as an injection or infusion into a large vein. •Your doctor or nurse will normally give Meropenem to you. •However, some patients, parents and carers are trained to give Meropenem at home. Instructions for doing this are provided to yourself or someone else at home’). Always use Meropenem exactly as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor if you are not sure. •Your injection should not be mixed with or added to solutions that contain other medicines. •The injection may take about 5 minutes or between 15 and 30 minutes. Your doctor will tell you how to give Meropenem. •You should normally have your injections at the same times each day.
Drug Dose
Excess Drug Consumption If you accidentally use more than your prescribed dose, contact your doctor or nearest hospital straight away
Forgot Drug Consumption If you miss an injection, you should have it as soon as possible
Stop Drug Consumption Do not stop having Meropenem until your doctor tells you to.If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or nurse.
Possible Side Effects
General Information •Severe rash, itching or hives on the skin. •Swelling of the face, lips, tongue or other parts of the body. •Shortness of breath, wheezing or trouble breathing. Damage to red blood cells (not known) The signs include: •Being breathless when you do not expect it. •Red or brown urine
Common Drug Side Effects •Abdominal (stomach) pain. •Feeling sick (nausea). •Being sick (vomiting). •Diarrhoea. •Headache. •Skin rash, itchy skin •Pain and in? ammation •Increased numbers of platelets in your blood (shown in a blood test). •Changes in blood tests, including tests that show how well your liver is working
Rare Drug Side Effects •Fits (convulsions).
Very Rare Drug Side Effects •Changes in your blood. These include reduced numbers of platelets (which may make you bruise more easily), increased numbers of some white blood cells, decreased numbers of other white cells and increased amounts of a substance called ‘bilirubin’. Your doctor may do blood tests from time to time. •Changes in blood tests, including tests that show how well your kidneys are working. •A tingling feeling (pins and needles). •Infections of the mouth or the vagina that are caused by a fungus (thrush).
Drug Side Effects Symptoms •In? ammation of the bowel with diarrhoea. •Sore veins where Meropenem is injected. •Other changes in your blood. The symptoms include frequent infections, high temperature and sore throat. Your doctor may do blood tests from time to time. •Sudden onset of a severe rash or blistering or peeling skin. This may be associated with a high fever and joint pains.
How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Keep out of the reach and sight of children.Do not use Meropenem after the expiry date which is stated on the container. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.Do not store above 30°C.After reconstitution: The reconstituted solutions for intravenous injection or infusion should be used immediately. The time interval between the beginning of reconstitution and the end of intravenous injection or infusion should not exceed one hour. Do not freeze the reconstituted solution.Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment

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